Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UC Santa Cruz aims to achieve engineering discoveries that benefit humankind through a combination of curiosity, open-mindedness, and inclusiveness. We aim to provide undergraduate and graduate students with inspiration and quality education, believing that rigor, creativity, and excitement should be part of the Electrical and Computer Engineering curriculum. Our Electrical Engineering undergraduate program is ABET accredited.

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UC Santa Cruz researchers develop scalable method for virus detection

Early diagnosis of infectious diseases can lead to accurate treatments and can prevent transmission and long-term complications. But to detect and identify an infectious disease is not easy. Disease-causing pathogens are normally present in low concentrations, requiring extremely sensitive devices... Read More

Paper introducing new optofluidic approach for detection of single viruses named Editor’s Pick by Optics Letters

A team of Baskin Engineering researchers, including Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor and Kapany Chair of Optoelectronics Holger Schmidt, graduate students Jennifer Black, Vahid Ganjalizadeh, and postdoctoral researcher Joshua Parks, published research findings on a new optofluidic... Read More

NSF funds UC Santa Cruz development of multifocus structured illumination microscope

The National Science Foundation has awarded UC Santa Cruz $700,000 for the development of a multifocus structured illumination microscope. Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professor Sara Abrahamsson will lead the project. The multifocus structured illumination microscope will combine... Read More

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